History, Art & Culture Organizations

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke visits FAMU on HBCU Tour

April 23, 2019
Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, visits Florida A&M University (FAMU) on Friday, April 19, as part of a campaign to “end sexual violence and rape culture on campus.”
The #Me Too HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Tour stop will include a full day of events that organizers say are geared toward students, faculty, and administrators w... Read more

Home-Schooled 15-Year Old Makes $8K a Month Selling Her Secret Hot Sauce

April 23, 2019
Tyla-Simone Crayton, a 15-year old home-schooled teen entrepreneur from Houston, Texas, is the CEO of Sienna Sauce. Known as the Sauce Boss, she created the recipe for the uniquely-flavored sauce when she was just 8-years old. Now, she is selling the award-winning sauce online and through multiple distributors and she earns $8,000 a month!
Tyla-Simone, who grew up in New York,... Read more

The Florida Holocaust Museum hosted a special visitor this week, Carlos Santana!

April 23, 2019
Carlos Santana performed in St. Petersburg on Thursday night and stopped by the Museum to see the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Santana's album "Supernatural." It also marks the 50th anniversary of his performance at Woodstock.
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution explores the extraordinary life... Read more

Florida’s Hispanic vote nearly doubled in 2018. What will it do next year?

April 27, 2019
Florida’s Hispanic electorate grew by 81 percent between the 2014 and 2018 midterm elections, and Hispanics who registered to vote as independents grew by 101 percent, meaning...To continue reading, subscribe to The Tampa Bay Times.
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Soul Food Festival

Bthel African Episcopal Church Soul Food Festival. American Soul, Caribbean Soul, Bar-B-Que Soul and Dessert for the Soul! 
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Color Me Shocked: 2 Virginia Police Officers Fired for Ties to White Supremacist Orgs

April 29, 2019
Frankly, the shock is not so much that two Virginia police officers from separate jurisdictions were caught tied to two distinct, respective white supremacist groups, but that they were fired after said affiliations became known.
For years, there has been evidence that law enforcement has been targeted and infiltrated by white supremacist organizations; something that should re... Read more

Exclusive: Meet the new dean of Stetson University College of Law

May 1, 2019
Collaboration is key to Michèle Alexandre, the new dean of Stetson University’s College of Law.
Alexandre, a civil rights scholar, administrator and trailblazer, was chosen to lead the law school last month following a nationwide search. She starts work June 17 at the Gulfport school. She will be the first black dean at the College of Law, the first law school in Florida,... Read more


Barack Obama's Memoir Could Arrive Just in Time to Disrupt Trump's Reelection Campaign


The Black Wall Street Experience & Business Expo

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United Black Golfers Association 5th Anniversary Tournament